When you're a freshman goaltender new to the program, you can expect a few hurdles on your way to earning a start in net. Often you have to compete with a veteran starter who's been in goal for a season or two.
Just as it seemed the UNO men's basketball team was about to drop its fourth game in a row and run it's record to 1-5, an unlikely hero stepped forward. Caleb Steffensmeier, a Mav not normally counted on to make big shots, hit a deep three to give UNO a 81-78 win over Chadron State as time expired.
The UNO Men's Basketball team endured a roller coaster 2010-2011 season, falling just short of qualifying for the NCAA Division II Tournament.
Just as students were departing for spring break destinations or planning how best to spend nine days off, UNO history was being made in Lincoln. The University of Nebraska Board of Regents approved the Program Statement for the University/Community arena to be built as the new home of Maverick hockey, basketball and volleyball.
Sitting in second place prior to the weekend, the Mavs dropped two to Wisconsin and are in danger of falling out of home ice for the WCHA playoffs.